Tag: Dr. Chadi Alraies

Advice from Fellows

Balancing Radial and Femoral Large Bore Access Cases Dr. Zaher Hakim speaks with Dr. Chadi Alraies at the 2018 SCAI Fellows Course in Las Vegas, offering advice for fellows coming to next SCAI Fellows Course. Dr. Hakim is an interventional cardiology fellow at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Hakim acknowledges that during the first … Continue reading “Advice from Fellows”

Women in Interventional Cardiology

Being Informed About Radiation Exposure Risk Dr. Chadi Alraies interviewed Dr. Briana Costello at the SCAI 2018 Fall Fellows Courses in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Costello is a third-year general fellow going into interventional cardiology at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, Texas. Dr. Alraies asks Dr. Costello about women in interventional cardiology and how … Continue reading “Women in Interventional Cardiology”

Interventional Fellowship: Overcoming Challenges

Dr. Chadi Alraies speaks with Tara Shah, MD, an Interventional Fellow at the Cornell Medical Center about overcoming the barriers to starting an interventional fellowship. Dr. Shah addresses how her initial difficulties in understanding the flow of the Cath lab and rapidly taking on new responsibilities have contributed to a productive educational experience. Additionally, Dr. … Continue reading “Interventional Fellowship: Overcoming Challenges”

Social Media for Physicians

Dr. Chadi Alraies presents on how physicians can benefit from using social media. In addition, Dr. Alraies outlines the importance of content creation for social media and shares ideas including case reviews, published papers, news and conference updates. Dr. Alraies also discusses tips, tricks and best practices to use while engaging with others on social … Continue reading “Social Media for Physicians”

Chadi Alraies, MD, Presents Case of an Elderly Patient with Severe Aortic Stenosis Supported with the Impella CP® Device

Chadi Alraies, MD, of the Medstar Washington Hospital Center describes a case of hemodynamic support with the Impella® device in a patient with severe aortic stenosis referred to the hospital for TAVR. Since the patient was elderly and was at risk for complications, the physicians and family members decided against escalating therapy to high-risk extracorporeal … Continue reading “Chadi Alraies, MD, Presents Case of an Elderly Patient with Severe Aortic Stenosis Supported with the Impella CP® Device”